How much Money is Left?

Ali had ₹ 320. He spent 3/4 of it to buy a watch. Of the remainder, he used 1/8 of it to buy a pen. How much money is left?

  1. 70
  2. 120
  3. 90
  4. 100
Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 7th November 2015 in Reasoning Questions.
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Answer: (1) 70 

Explanation:-
Total money Ali had = Rs. 320

He spent 3/4 of it to buy a watch.
Then, remainder money = 320 – 320 x 3/4
   = 320 – 240
   = Rs. 80 

He used 1/8 of it to buy a pen.
Then, left money = 80 – 80 x 1/8
 = 80 – 10
 = Rs. 70 

Hence, the correct answer is option (1) 70. 

Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 15th November 2015.
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